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Remmele, Martin; Martens, Andreas – Advances in Physiology Education, 2019
Sculpting representations of human organs out of modeling clay is an acknowledged method of teaching anatomical structures. Because of its potential to provide detailed spatial information, stereoscopic imagery can be understood to function as a suitable template for such sculpting tasks. Currently, it is unknown whether the advantages of…
Descriptors: Visualization, Spatial Ability, Hands on Science, Science Education
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Clarke, Martina A.; Sharma, Neeru M.; Schiller, Alicia M. – Advances in Physiology Education, 2019
Scientific advocacy and outreach programs are encouraged to increase public understanding of scientific knowledge and generate interest in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) careers. However, evaluation of these events' effectiveness is difficult and somewhat rare. This study's purpose was to better understand how effective…
Descriptors: Outreach Programs, Physiology, Experiential Learning, STEM Education
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da Silva de Vargas, Liane; Rosa de Menezes, Jefferson; Billig Mello-Carpes, Pâmela – Advances in Physiology Education, 2016
In this article, the authors describe a set of activities performed in south Brazil that are aligned with the objectives of PhUn Week and promote the integration between universities and public schools and the dissemination of knowledge of physiology. To achieve this goal, the authors adopted a program in which undergraduate physiology students…
Descriptors: Physiology, Higher Education, Undergraduate Students, Adolescents